Spaghetti, who didn’t grow up with a proper homemade spaghetti? Well.. I didn’t, my parents always cooked ready-made pasta. However, now that I’m older I love to make a real homemade spaghetti for special occasions.
At my-pasta-recipes.com we are all about making you a chef! Teaching you the fine art of Italian cooking; and it doesn’t get more Italian than this spaghetti dough recipe,
This homemade spaghetti is affordable, easy to make and will really give you the Italian taste you want! Aldough ready-made dough can be just as good (really!), sometimes you just want something special. And it’s a lot of fun to make!
All you need is some flour and an egg. Okay, some salt and olive oil may make the pasta dough taste a bit nicer. However, the basics are just flour and egg!
Techniques you’ll learn with this recipe
How to make homemade spaghetti from scratch
That you don’t need that much ingredients
How to make a fresh pasta dough
With the recipe you want to invest
About 20min kitchen time
About 30min to rest the dough
About $1 for 16 ounces or 500 grams of fresh dough
Homemade spaghetti step-by-step
Homemade Spaghetti Ingredients
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Homemade Spaghetti Preparation
Wash your hands
Clean a surface such as your table kitchen
Homemade Spaghetti Cooking Instructions
Mix the flour and salt in a bowl
Make a little well in the center of the flou and add the eggs and oil
Mix, whisk and knead the dough into a ball. Although this may seem simple, you really need to make an effort here
Too wet: Add some flour
Too dry: Add some oil
Take the smooth ball of dough and wrap it loosely in plastic so it can rest and let it rest for about 30 minutes.
Use the rolling pin or a pasta machine and roll the dough as thin as possible! If you use a rolling pin, add some flour on the surface so the dough won’t stick.
Now you should have a nice, thin and smooth sheet of fresh pasta dough!
Take the pasta dough sheets and fold / roll the sheets so you get many layers of fresh pasta dough
Take a knife slice the pasta dough roll in thin slices, about 2mm slices.